Chamber Announces 2016 Board of Directors!

Joe Parker - Owner of 2FOG's Pub

Joe Parker - Owner of 2FOG's Pub

We want to congratulate Joe Parker the owner and visionary behind the Heart of Howell and 2FOG's Pub projects for his recent appointment to the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors! The original press release can be found HERE on the Howell Chamber of Commerce website.


Sandie Cortez of First Impression Print & Marketing, was named the chamber’s 2016 Chairman of the Board at the chamber’s Annual Meeting, immediately preceding the Annual Dinner.

Cortez takes over the reins of the chamber from Ron Long of First National Bank, who becomes past chair. Other members of the chamber’s Executive Board are Glynis McBain of Your Peace of Mind, vice chair; Trevor Brooks, The UPS Store and Laurex Realty, treasurer; and Jeff Rey of Express Employment, secretary.

The rest of the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Board was announced: Renee Chodkowski, The Great Foodini; Lynn Elberson of Howell Western Wear; Brynt Ellis of Saint Joseph Mercy Livingston; Jodi Hoag of the Tanger Outlet Center; Candy Jones-Guerin of WebWorld Advantage; Michael Jonna of Jonna’s Market; Devanir Moraes of Chem-Trend Limited Partnership; Joe Parker of Heart of Howell and 2FOGs Pub; Jesse Parsley of Edward Jones; and Prasad Puttagunta of Asahi Kasei Plastics North America.

Board members Jessica Brooks of Crystal Gardens – Livingston, and The Dress Shop; Candye Hinton of the Hinton Real Estate Group; Steve LaCommare of the Kizer Law Firm; and Debra VanHevele of Comerica Bank are leaving the board and were recognized for their service.
Bob Dymond of R&D Screw Products and Don Cortez of First Impression Print & Marketing were recognized for serving on the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation board.

2FOG's Pub

2FOG's Pub, 118A W Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843, US

2FOG's Pub opened in March 2015 and is located in the basement of the Heart of Howell building in historical downtown Howell, MI.  Since then, they have been serving small plates with the freshest ingredients, classic cocktails, martinis and Michigan craft beers all while venturing into new territory.

Longtime friends and owners; Joe Parker and Brian Atkinson wanted to bring a new dynamic to downtown Howell. With a prohibition era feel, 2FOG's Pub is Howell's newest bar with a distinctive speakeasy-type atmosphere.